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Multi-disciplinary guidelines

https://www.midwife.org.nz/midwives/professional-practice/practice-updates/The New Zealand College of Midwives works closely with health professionals from various disciplines to ensure best practice guidelines are available.

The following multi-disciplinary guidelines are currently available:

Anti-DBlood Services Expert Panel Consensus Position Statement regarding the Use of Rh(D) Immunoglobulin in women with a Body Mass Index >30
ContraceptionNew Zealand Aotearoa’s guidance on contraception
Diet and activityEating and Activity Guidelines for New Zealand Adults
Gestational DiabetesScreening, Diagnosis and Management of Gestational Diabetes in New Zealand MOH 2014
Group B StreptococcusPrevention of Early-Onset Neonatal Group B Streptococcus Infection
Healthy weight gainGuidance for Healthy Weight Gain in Pregnancy
Hypertension and Pre-eclampsiaDiagnosis and Treatment of Hypertension and Pre-eclampsia in Pregnancy in New Zealand. A clinical practice guideline
Induction of LabourInduction of Labour in Aotearoa New Zealand Guideline
Low dose aspirinGuidance regarding the use of low-dose aspirin for the prevention of pre-eclampsia
Periviable gestationsNew Zealand consensus statement on the care of mother and baby(ies) at periviable gestations
Postpartum HaemorrhageNational Consensus Guideline for Treatment of Postpartum Haemorrhage | Flowchart for Treating Postpartum Haemorrhage
Postpartum observationObservation of Mother and Baby in the Immediate Postnatal Period: Consensus Statements Guiding Practice
Red eye reflexRed reflex screening assessment in newborns and infants (starship.org.nz)
Referral GuidelinesGuidelines for Consultation with Obstetric and Related Medical Services (Referral Guidelines)
SyphilisSyphilis in Pregnancy: Antenatal Management Guidelines for maternal and congenital syphilis
Tongue-tieNational Guidance for the Assessment, Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment of Tongue-tie in Breastfeeding Babies
Vitamin DCompanion Statement on Vitamin D and Sun Exposure in Pregnancy and Infancy in New Zealand: A supplement to the Consensus Statement on Vitamin D and Sun Exposure in New Zealand